The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts, Practices, and Information Sources / Edition 2

The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts, Practices, and Information Sources / Edition 2

by Phyllis J. Van Orden
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563083345

ISBN-13: 9781563083341

Pub. Date: 01/15/1995

Publisher: ABC-Clio, LLC

This text provides an overview of the processes and procedures associated with developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection at the building level. It describes the environment of the collection and presents principles, techniques, and common practices of collection development. It also covers collection development, identifies sources of help (e.g.,

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This text provides an overview of the processes and procedures associated with developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection at the building level. It describes the environment of the collection and presents principles, techniques, and common practices of collection development. It also covers collection development, identifies sources of help (e.g., documents, agencies, and associations), and suggests approaches to handling a wide range of situations and demands on the collection. New features include discussions of students' intellectual rights and the First Amendment; copyright regulations; multicultural materials; resources to meet the needs of children with disabilities; the movement from ownership in collections to access of information; resource sharing, such as coordinated collection development; the impact of telecommunications as information delivery systems; and scenarios about censorship situations. In addition, the section on formats has been updated to include CD-ROMs, interact

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563083341
Publisher:
ABC-Clio, LLC
Publication date:
01/15/1995
Series:
Library Science Text Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Author's Comments
Introduction
Pt. IThe Setting
1The Media Program and Its Environment3
2The Collection11
3The Collection Program23
4Issues and Responsibilities35
5The Collection's External Environment59
6Policies and Procedures77
7Selection and Requests for Reconsideration97
Pt. IISelection of Materials
8Selection Procedures115
9General Selection Criteria133
10Criteria by Format147
11Educational Perspectives189
12Individuals and Groups207
Pt. IIIAdministrative Concerns
13Acquiring Materials225
14Fiscal and Access Issues241
15Maintaining the Collection259
16Evaluating the Collection275
17Creating, Shifting, and Closing Collections299
Postscript305
App. A: Agencies, Associations, and Suppliers307
App. B: Resources335
App. C: Statements on People's Rights361
Bibliography365
Index369

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